The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 611 598 562
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 15 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.027% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 15
Average daily rate £420 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £336 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £520 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 14 £420 -16.00% 5
London +14 9 £420 -18.04% 1
East Midlands -12 4 £370 +25.42% 1
City of London +36 3 £475 -7.31%
Nottinghamshire -6 3 - - 1
Nottingham -11 3 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £370 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Chesterfield - 1 £370 -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - 1 £325 -
Osterley - 1 - -

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Middleware
2 33 (63.46%) Linux
3 28 (53.85%) Unix
4 19 (36.54%) ITIL
4 19 (36.54%) Perl
4 19 (36.54%) WebLogic
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 18 (34.62%) Java
5 18 (34.62%) J2EE
6 17 (32.69%) IBM
7 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 15 (28.85%) JBoss
8 15 (28.85%) Apache
9 14 (26.92%) Windows
9 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
9 14 (26.92%) Change Management
10 13 (25.00%) C++
11 12 (23.08%) C
11 12 (23.08%) Oracle
11 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
11 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
11 12 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
11 12 (23.08%) High Availability
12 10 (19.23%) SSL
12 10 (19.23%) HTTP
12 10 (19.23%) AIX
12 10 (19.23%) Solaris
12 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (36.54%) WebLogic
2 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 15 (28.85%) Apache
3 15 (28.85%) JBoss
4 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (13.46%) AquaLogic
5 7 (13.46%) MQSeries
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (13.46%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (3.85%) JCAPS
6 2 (3.85%) Mule
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.92%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
1 10 (19.23%) SSL
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (9.62%) LDAP
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) MSDE
3 1 (1.92%) DataStage
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Redis
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.85%) Ant
3 2 (3.85%) Gradle
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) RSpec
4 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) Middleware
2 18 (34.62%) J2EE
3 12 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (7.69%) JMS
6 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (5.77%) JSON
6 3 (5.77%) MCollective
6 3 (5.77%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.77%) Qt
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
6 3 (5.77%) WebCenter
7 2 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.92%) .NET
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.92%) FpML
8 1 (1.92%) HTML
8 1 (1.92%) JRules
8 1 (1.92%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Clustering
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) DTV
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) STB
4 3 (5.77%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Physics
6 1 (1.92%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 28 (53.85%) Unix
3 14 (26.92%) Windows
4 10 (19.23%) AIX
4 10 (19.23%) Solaris
5 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.46%) OS/390
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.92%) SUSE
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Change Management
3 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 12 (23.08%) High Availability
4 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 9 (17.31%) Release Management
6 7 (13.46%) DevOps
6 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
6 7 (13.46%) QMS
6 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.54%) Security Management
8 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.69%) Open Source
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Perl
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) C++
4 12 (23.08%) C
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.85%) SQL
10 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.92%) C#
10 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.92%) Jython
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) LXC
3 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.92%) Squid
3 1 (1.92%) Varnish
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Control-M
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) IBM
2 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 12 (23.08%) Oracle
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) Axway
5 7 (13.46%) F5
5 7 (13.46%) Fujitsu
5 7 (13.46%) Metastorm
5 7 (13.46%) Sun
6 3 (5.77%) Fiorano
6 3 (5.77%) Talend
7 2 (3.85%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.85%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) Akamai
8 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.92%) CA
8 1 (1.92%) Informatica
8 1 (1.92%) Terracotta
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